Colin Firth Net Worth $25 million
Colin Firth salary $2,000,000
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Colin Firth is an English actor and his current net worth is $25 million.
Born in Grayshott, Hampshire, to a family of academics and teachers. His sister and brother both take part in the performing arts.
He travelled as a child, because of his parents’ work, but went to, now known as Kings’ School in Winchester, Hampshire. As a child, he suffered bullying and getting ostracised by other kids and he took on an accent to counter it.
Having attended drama workshops from the age of 10, he decided as a young man to pursue an acting career. He moved to London to join the National Youth Theatre and got a job in the wardrobe department at the National Theatre. Subsequently, he went on to study at Drama Centre London.
How did Colin Firth get famous?
While playing Hamlet in the Drama Centre, playwright Julian Mitchell cast him in the 1983 West End production of Another Country. A year later he made his film debut. Alongside Tim Roth, Bruce Payne and Paul McGann, they got named the Brit Pack.
In 1989 he earned a BAFTA Television Award nomination for his role in Tumbledown. This led on to getting cast as Mr. Darcy in BBC’s adaptation of Pride and Prejudice. He also earned a BAFTA Television Award nomination for this role.
Riding the wave of his new fame, he starred in such recognizable films like Bridget Jones’s Diary and The English Patient.
For his serious role as Dr. Wilhelm Stuckart in Conspiracy, he earned a nomination for a Primetime Emmy Award.
How does Colin Firth make money?
After more roles in smaller movies, he starred in the musical Mamma Mia! in 2008 alongside Meryl Streep. The movie went on to gross $600 million worldwide, the highest grossing British-made film of all time.
Colin starred in Tom Ford’s directorial debut, A Single Man, in 2009 and received the Volpi Cup for Best Actor. He received Oscar and Golden Globe nominations, winning the BAFTA for Best Leading Actor.
His best received role though, King George VI in The King’s Speech brought him an Oscar, Golden Globe and BAFTA for Best Leading Actor. The film went on to grossing $414 million worldwide.
In 2011 he received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and got selected for Time 100.
The next success of his, Kingsman: The Secret Service made $414 million on a $81 million budget.
He returned to the role of Mark Darcy in Bridget Jones’s Baby.
Colin also reprised his role this year in Kingsman: The Golden Circle.